Arkansas

Tractor Supply Co. Opens Distribution Center In Maumelle, AR

The 1.1 million square-foot facility is expected to bring 500 full time jobs to Arkansas residents.
steel industry

Steel Industry In Arkansas Grows With Bekaert And Zekelman Expansions

The expansions in the northern part of the state add significant manufacturing capabilities for these steel makers, while creating job opportunities for residents.
solar eclipse

BF Editors’ Blog: 2024 Solar Eclipse Economic Impact & Where To Watch

From the economic impact to opportunities to travel with family and friends to maximize the experience, anticipation is going strong across North America.

Walther Manufacturing Expands Presence In Fort Smith, AR

Walther Manufacturing will expand its footprint in Fort Smith, Arkansas, creating 76 jobs over five years.
migration patterns, United Van Lines, 47th Annual National Movers Study

National Movers Study: Where Did Americans Move In 2023?

Lower costs are drawing Americans to the Southeast and less expensive metros, finds United Van Lines’ 47th Annual National Movers Study.
Dassault Falcon Jet

Dassault Falcon Jet Plans Little Rock, Arkansas, Expansion

Dassault Falcon Jet plans to increase its presence in Little Rock, Arkansas, to aid in the “development and delivery” of its new jet.
Elopak Arkansas

Elopak To Invest $70M In Arkansas Production Plant

The carton packaging and filling equipment supplier's new Little Rock facility will create more than 100 jobs in the region. Plus, Owens Corning breaks ground in Russellville.
Quality of Life, Site Selection

Workforce Focus: Site Selection & Quality Of Life

Community involvement and access to a rich variety of activities and amenities have climbed the list of factors for site decisions.
ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil’s Arkansas Lithium Well Part Of $100M Investment

ExxonMobil selects southwest Arkansas to start its North American lithium production, demonstrating “leadership in energy transition.”
Tech Talent

Making Moves To Develop Tech Talent

Initiatives on the federal, state, and local levels need to align to boost a STEM-savvy workforce.
Family Dollar Arkansas

SIG SAUER Will Invest $150M To Expand Arkansas Ammunition Facility

SIG SAUER will expand its manufacturing operations in Jacksonville, creating 625 jobs. Family Dollar returns to West Memphis with transformed distribution center.
Hybar Arkansas

Hybar Building Steel Rebar Mill In Arkansas

New Hybar LLC rebar mill will create a total of 200 jobs in northeast Arkansas; Westrock Coffee will create 600 jobs in Conway
Arkansas

Arkansas: Growing The Great Outdoors

An Irish firm expands in Sherwood, Arkansas, and outdoor recreation is a focus in The Natural State.
Top Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: Links To Success

The logistics industry is a multi-billion dollar sector that connects producers and consumers to deliver the right products at the right time.
innovation

National Science Foundation Awards $1M To First-Ever NSF Regional Innovation Engines

The National Science Foundation will provide the award to 44 unique teams spanning universities, nonprofits, businesses, and others towards creating local innovation ecosystems.
Cold Storage Arkansas

Cypress Cold Storage Building New Facility In Northwest Arkansas

The 207,285-square-foot cold storage facility is expected to create 50 new jobs in Springdale, Arkansas when construction is completed in 2024.
Arkansas

Expansion In Arkansas Brings Over 300 Jobs

Owens Corning, a building materials manufacturer, and RelateCare, a healthcare organization, have announced plans for facilities in Arkansas.
aerospace & defense locations

Launching To Success: Aerospace & Defense Locations

Locations are attracting aerospace & defense companies with highly educated workers, advanced manufacturing capabilities, and supply chain networks.
TOP UTILITIES

Top Utilities 2023: Powering Business

Utilities help keep economies growing: These Top Utilities of 2023 provide energy and play a vital role in the site selection process.
automotive industry

Auto Industry Locations: Driving Success For Supply & Demand

In response to market forces, companies across the auto industry are seeking sites that support their production, supply chain, and other demands.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.